February 26, 2018

USF is bringing the esteemed Fulbright Scholarship programs one step closer to its students, recent alumni, faculty and administrative staff. On Wednesday, April 4, a Fulbright representative will visit campus to host workshops on the Fulbright Student Program, which is available to students and recent alumni, and the Fulbright Scholar Program, which is available for faculty and administrative staff.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Through the program, Fulbrighters address critical global issues in all disciplines, while forging lasting connections, and building relationships, knowledge, and leadership in support of the long-term interests of the United States.

The upcoming workshops will address the Fulbright opportunities that exist in more than 125 countries and how to craft a competitive application. All sessions will be held in the McDonald Center Conference Room:

Wednesday, April 4:

·       2–3 p.m.: Fulbright Student Program Workshop: An overview of Fulbright programs available for students and recent alumni and a discussion of the application process.

·      3:30–5 p.m.: Fulbright Scholar Program Workshop: An overview of Fulbright programs available for faculty and administrators, a review of the application and selection process. 

Being selected for the program accompanies joining a prestigious community of other Fulbright alumni who have achieved distinction in many fields, including 57 who have been awarded the Nobel Prize, 82 who have received Pulitzer Prizes, and 37 who have served as a head of state or government.

Read more on the Fulbright Student Program at https://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-us-student-program and the Fulbright Scholar Program at https://www.cies.org/.

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